HMVL Stock Overview
Hindustan Media Ventures Limited engages in the printing and publication of newspapers and periodicals in India.
Hindustan Media Ventures Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₹62.30|
|52 Week High||₹106.70|
|52 Week Low||₹57.70|
|1 Month Change||-11.44%|
|3 Month Change||-16.04%|
|1 Year Change||-8.65%|
|3 Year Change||-42.58%|
|5 Year Change||-77.55%|
|Change since IPO||-66.60%|
Recent News & Updates
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|HMVL||IN Media||IN Market|
Return vs Industry: HMVL underperformed the Indian Media industry which returned 9.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HMVL underperformed the Indian Market which returned 10.6% over the past year.
|HMVL Average Weekly Movement||6.3%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||7.1%|
|Market Average Movement||7.2%|
|10% most volatile stocks in IN Market||10.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in IN Market||4.8%|
Stable Share Price: HMVL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HMVL's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Hindustan Media Ventures Limited engages in the printing and publication of newspapers and periodicals in India. The company’s product line includes Hindustan, a daily newspaper that provides news relating to politics, business, entertainment, sports, and other general interests; and LiveHindustan.com, a Hindi news website. It also provides Nandan, a monthly children’s magazine that offers traditional and modern stories, poems, interactive columns and facts, and various educative columns; and Kadambini, a monthly socio-cultural magazine, which covers various subjects, including literature, art, culture, health, technology, fashion, travel, beauty, etc. The company was formerly known as Searchlight Publishing House Limited and changed its name to Hindustan Media Ventures Limited in November 2008.
Hindustan Media Ventures Fundamentals Summary
|HMVL fundamental statistics|
Is HMVL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|HMVL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₹3.78b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||8.09|
|Net Profit Margin||9.41%|
How did HMVL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Hindustan Media Ventures undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HMVL (₹62.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹308.2)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HMVL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HMVL is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.7x) compared to the Indian Media industry average (14.6x).
PE vs Market: HMVL is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.7x) compared to the Indian market (20.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HMVL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HMVL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the IN Media industry average (1.5x).
How is Hindustan Media Ventures forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Media industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Hindustan Media Ventures has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Hindustan Media Ventures performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HMVL has a large one-off gain of ₹869.8M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: HMVL's current net profit margins (9.4%) are lower than last year (13.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HMVL's earnings have declined by 27.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HMVL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HMVL had negative earnings growth (-19.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (28.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HMVL's Return on Equity (3.7%) is considered low.
How is Hindustan Media Ventures's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HMVL's short term assets (₹11.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹5.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: HMVL's short term assets (₹11.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹356.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HMVL has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: HMVL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 15.9% to 8.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HMVL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (87.1%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if HMVL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Hindustan Media Ventures's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HMVL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HMVL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HMVL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HMVL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: HMVL is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as HMVL has not reported any payouts.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Samudra Bhattacharya (49 yo)
Mr. Samudra Bhattacharya has been Chief Executive Officer of Hindustan Media Ventures Limited since November 1, 2019. Mr. Bhattacharya serves as Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director at Next Mediawork...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Samudra's total compensation ($USD467.50K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD38.54K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Samudra's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: HMVL's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HMVL's board of directors are considered experienced (8.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hindustan Media Ventures Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hindustan Media Ventures Limited
- Ticker: HMVL
- Exchange: NSEI
- Founded: 1918
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: ₹4.597b
- Shares outstanding: 73.67m
- Website: https://www.hmvl.in
Number of Employees
- Hindustan Media Ventures Limited
- Hindustan Times House
- 2nd Floor
- New Delhi
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/18 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/18 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.